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Landmines: US Moves Closer Toward Global Ban

The Biden administration’s pledge not to use antipersonnel landmines anywhere in the world except on the Korean peninsula is a major step forward but does not go far enough to prohibit this indiscriminate weapon, Human Rig...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2022 Article IV Consultation with the Principality of Andorra

On June 10, 2022, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Principality of Andorra and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.

Mauritania Economic Update 2022: The private sector at the center of economic transformation and job creation

According to the fifth edition of the World Bank's Report on the Economic Situation in Mauritania, the country's economic recovery in 2021 was robust but below pre-COVID-19 levels and growth potential.

UNICEF provides emergency relief as 1.6 million children stranded by floods in Bangladesh

Four million people, including 1.6 million children, stranded by flash floods in north-eastern Bangladesh are in urgent need of help. UNICEF is on the ground to protect children and to deliver emergency water and health su...